The Dragon of Handale by Cassandra Clark

| May 4, 2015

Thank you to Penelope Wright for reviewing this historical novel for us. Over to Penny… This is the 5th novel by Cassandra Clark but the first I have read. I thought, this is another medieval mystery, similar to others I have read, some by Priscilla Royal who has written many books about religious women investigating […]

Anarchy by Stewart Binns

| July 25, 2013

Thank you to Penelope Wright for reviewing “Anarchy” by Stewart Binns, the third book in Binns’ “Making of England” series… I am starting to learn a great deal about the Middle Ages. The historical “fact” in Binns’ novel gives a broad view of this period of history when England was in turmoil after the Norman […]

The Demon’s Parchment by Jeri Westerson

| October 21, 2011

This book, described as a Medieval noir, is Jeri Westerson’s latest mystery novel featuring her medieval detective, Crispin Guest. It is one of a series featuring Guest and follows on from “Veil of Lies” and “Serpent in the Thorns”. When I saw that it was part of a series I was worried that I hadn’t […]